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CBRE’s Scottish HQ awarded WELL Platinum rating

CBRE’s Scottish headquarters has been named as one of the UK’s ‘Healthiest Places to Work’ followings its award of WELL Certification™ at Platinum Level, recognising the global real estate advisor’s commitment to promoting employee wellbeing. The ground floor office at ...

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Veriforce CHAS launches mental health assessment tool

Veriforce CHAS has launched a Mental Health & Wellbeing evaluation for the construction sector. The question set is integrated as a voluntary module within the core Veriforce CHAS assessment and marks a significant step towards embedding a culture of mental ...

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Sodexo extends its support of veterans with new partnership

Sodexo Government has joined forces with Combat2Coffee, a community interest not-for-profit company (CIC) committed to supporting veterans and ex-uniformed personnel. Founded by Royal Anglian veteran Nigel Seaman, Combat2Coffee uses coffee as a vehicle of conversation to support the wellbeing and ...

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Striking a balance: Navigating the office temperature debate

Two in five people have found themselves engaged in workplace-based conflict over office temperature. Jason Webb, Managing Director at Electronic Temperature Instruments outlines the legal requirements, the standards, and the measures needed to provide optimal comfort Legally, there is no ...

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Alzheimer’s Society partners with Thrive Mental Wellbeing

Alzheimer’s Society and Thrive Mental Wellbeing have joined forces to support colleague mental wellbeing in the workplace. A Deloitte study – released in March 2022 – found that mental health had a £53-56 million cost to UK employers between 2021-2022. ...

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Virtuous cycle

Gemma Rigby, HR Director at Anabas believes in the creation of a virtuous cycle by linking employee health and wellbeing to engagement and performance Modern workplaces represent a much more dynamic landscape than they were even a few short years ...

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Frasers Property wins Fitwel 2024 award at Winnersh Triangle

The multinational real estate developer, investor and manager has been recognised as a recipient of Fitwel’s ‘Best in Building Health’ (BiBH) Awards 2024 for achieving the Highest Scoring Project (Built) and Highest Scoring Project: Commercial Industrial Site v2.1 (Built), for ...

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Workforce health, safety and wellbeing should be at the heart of economic growth, says British Safety Council

Ahead of a UK General Election expected this year, British Safety Council has published a manifesto containing policies to support better productivity and growth as well as ensure a healthier, safer and happier workforce. The UK lost an estimated 32.5 ...

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Enhancing workplace wellbeing

The SFMI 2023 (Sustainable Facilities Management Index) assessments revealed that FMs are now realising the importance of focusing on employee development and wellbeing to help organisations maintain a strong and committed workforce. Which areas should service suppliers and their clients ...

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Employers urged to back homelessness pledge

Six months since the launch of the Government-backed Homelessness Covenant, more than 160 businesses have registered their interest in joining the Government’s drive to help prevent and end homelessness, starting in the workplace. Employers across the country are being urged ...

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